Grosses

'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Sun, Sep. 24 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 24 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: number two$7,049,032-31%3,059--$2,304$29,002,2601Paramount
2Jet Li's Fearless$2,840,769-34%1,806--$1,573$10,591,5011Rogue
3Gridiron Gang$2,139,339-51%3,5106$609$26,956,5422Sony / Columbia
4Flyboys$1,499,148-40%2,033--$737$6,004,4181MGM
5Everyone's Hero$1,331,767-42%2,8982$460$11,534,6702Fox
6The Black Dahlia$1,118,076-43%2,23610$500$17,269,2762Universal
7The Illusionist (2006)$914,347-37%1,432-6$639$27,598,0786Yari Film Group
8All the King's Men (2006)$874,441-44%1,514--$578$3,672,2771Sony / Columbia
9The Covenant$755,736-47%2,678-3$282$20,182,2213Sony / Screen Gems
10Little Miss Sunshine$668,541-50%1,384-52$483$50,291,1589Fox Searchlight